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ANZMOSS - ANZGOSA 2020 Virtual Conference
ANZMOSS – ANZGOSA 2020 Virtual Conference
ANZMOSS - ANZGOSA 2020 Virtual Conference
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Arya Sharma

Professor of Medicine - University of Alberta


Professional Bio


Arya M. Sharma is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Alberta. He is also the Clinical Co-Chair of the Alberta Health Services Obesity Program. Dr. Sharma is founder and Scientific Director of Obesity Canada, a network of over 10,000 researchers, health professionals and other stakeholders. He is also the Past-President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. 
His past appointments include positions as a Professor of Medicine and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) at McMaster University (2002-2007), Professor of Medicine at the Franz-Volhard Klinik-Charite, Humboldt University Berlin (2000-2002) and the Free University of Berlin (1994-2000). His research focuses on evidence-based prevention and management of obesity and it’s complications. 
 Dr. Sharma is the leading voice in obesity science and medicine, has authored and co-authored more than 400 scientific articles, and has lectured widely on the etiology and management of hypertension, obesity, and related cardiovascular disorders.  Dr. Sharma is regularly featured as a medical expert in national and international TV and print media and maintains a widely-read blog.

Arya's Presentations

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15 October 2020 2:15 pm
Has COVID 19 changed obesity management?.

16 October 2020 2:15 pm
Integrated Health Room
The Heterogeneity of Obesity